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Hurricane Sandy Jersey Shore

Why the Jersey Shore Must Rebuild

Kevin D. O'Connor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Kevin D. O'Connor

There are countless places in this country that are inhospitable to development. But New Jersey can't abandon its coastline any more than Nevada can abandon the desert or New York can abandon low-lying neighborhoods in Manhattan.

Sandy-Ravaged Businesses Prepare for Tourism, Residents Fear Public Confusion

Posted 03.29.2013 | Green

From AccuWeather's Jillian Macmath: As Memorial Day and the start of the summer season nears, almost an entire rebuild is underway at the Jersey Sh...

New Jersey Leaders Wants 'Adults To Get Along'

Josh Solomon | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics
Josh Solomon

WASHINGTON - While federal funding is crucial to repair the devastation from Hurricane Sandy, it is local government and private sector leaders who sh...

Jersey Shore's Businesses Are Still Struggling To Survive

Asbury Park Press | Nicquel Terry | Posted 03.26.2013 | Small Business

ASBURY PARK, N.J. -- Almost three months after superstorm Sandy, dozens of business owners are struggling to reopen while others say patrons don't kno...

Are Sea Walls The Answer?

AP | By WAYNE PARRY | Posted 03.24.2013 | Green

BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — As Jersey shore towns spend millions to rebuild boardwalks wrecked by Superstorm Sandy, some are opting for an additional layer ...

Jersey Shore Residents Are Slowly Returning Home

AP | By WAYNE PARRY | Posted 03.10.2013 | Green

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — It may be January, but Jim and Joanne Murphy are excited to get back to the beach — Normandy Beach, the community they cal...

The Saga of Sandy: No Small Businesses, No Jobs

Elizabeth Angrisani | Posted 02.16.2013 | Small Business
Elizabeth Angrisani

Hurricane Sandy hit our area of the Jersey Shore pretty bad, and I am worried about people overlooking the importance of helping local businesses rebuild. We face an economic decline if we don't support our greatest asset: small businesses.

New York, New Jersey Consider New Infrastructure Without Boards After Sandy

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 02.09.2013 | New York

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. — Coastal areas of New Jersey and New York that lost their boardwalks to Superstorm Sandy's surge are racing to rebuild th...

A Jersey Shore Thank You From an 'Average Joe'

Joe Paradise | Posted 01.30.2013 | Good News
Joe Paradise

Sandy has certainly bruised our coastline, but it hasn't broken our spirit. We will rebuild. We will come back. With your help, we will feed the displaced, clean up the wreckage, and restore the shore that I love and have always called home.

Jersey Strong

Christa Zambardino | Posted 01.19.2013 | Impact
Christa Zambardino

This is all so sad, devastating and unimaginable, but we can't control the forces of Mother Nature -- and this storm brought my company, AOL and the Jersey community all together because all for one and one for all. We are forever Jersey Strong!

At the Jersey Shore, It's Getting Late Early

Tom Davis | Posted 01.16.2013 | New York
Tom Davis

Darkness reigns over these towns now, creating a "new normal" that Governor Christie talked about some days ago, and one that we'll likely see for a while.

'Restore The Shore': Snooki Surveys The Damage From Sandy

Posted 11.16.2012 | TV

The Jersey Shore became more than a place on the East Coast when MTV turned it into a television show about a bunch of meatballs getting drunk and act...

Breakneck Coastal Development Put Thousands In Sandy's Path

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.15.2012 | Green

By John Rudolf, Ben Hallman, Chris Kirkham, Saki Knafo and Matt Sledge On the night that Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast, Vinny Baccale was in h...

How We Should Rebuild The Jersey Shore

Susan Lisovicz | Posted 01.08.2013 | Fifty
Susan Lisovicz

I came to terms with losing our Jersey Shore house within hours of Hurricane Sandy's brutal landfall last week. Our house is just one mile away from that steel roller coaster, now bobbing in the Atlantic.

Lucas Kavner

Unsung Heroes Of Hurricane Sandy Save Lives On Jersey Shore | Lucas Kavner | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green

The Underwater Search and Rescue Squad 86 in Berkeley Township, New Jersey is made up entirely of volunteers, squad president Carl Mattocks among them...

Paean to the Jersey Shore

Maritza Stanchich, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Maritza Stanchich, Ph.D.

"I never saw my home town until I stayed away too long," says a line from the Tom Waits song called "San Diego Serenade." But to my mind, he's plaintively singing about New Jersey.

New Jersey Agonizes Over Whether To Rebuild Shore In Sandy's Wake

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE and GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 01.01.2013 | Green

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, N.J. — In its tear of destruction, the megastorm Sandy left parts of New Jersey's beloved shore in tatters, sweeping away b...

Arthur Delaney

Hurricane Sandy's Jersey Shore Survivors Left Cold And In The Dark | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.01.2012 | Green

ASBURY PARK, N.J. -- Before the storm, Kimberly Brooks went to the store and bought some extra food. Now her fridge stinks. “I wasn’t thinking ...